Apparel Sourcing Intelligence - Worldwide

26th January 2015

Hanesbrands adds 120 US knitting jobs

Hanesbrands announced on January 26 it was adding 120 jobs to the 450 at its Clarksville, Arkansas, sheer hosiery plant in a $1.5mn expansion. A decade ago, the plant employed 480....

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29th October 2014

“Modern slavery”: Activists want tougher UK duty of disclosure on slavery-free supply chains

The UK government announced on October 13 that larger businesses will have to state publicly each year what action they have taken to ensure their supply chains are slavery free. The...

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17th March 2011

Clothing industry majors launch sustainable apparel coalition

A group of leading apparel and footwear brands, retailers, manufacturers, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), academic experts, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency launched the Sustainable Apparel Coalition on March 1. The...

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9th August 2010

Hanesbrands boosts guidance on Q2 profit surge

Apparel group Hanesbrands raised its full-year sales and earnings prediction after second quarter net profits nearly trebled to $85.4 mn from $30.6 mn a year ago. Sales increased 9.1% to...

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